Blog: Trade in Live Dolphins
At last, after many years of campaigning, the aquarium industry takes action to end the sourcing of captive live dolphins from the Taiji slaughter in Japan.
Japan's Prince Akishino, 2nd in line for the throne and President of JAZA, publicly endorsed JAZA's decision to end buying dolphins from the Taiji hunts.
There are two views of the dolphin issue in Japan, but one is growing stronger while the other is growing more desperate.
Taiji Mayor wants to keep killing and capturing dolphins in defiance of Japan Association of Zoos & Aquariums decision.
A huge victory for Save Japan Dolphins: JAZA votes to stop buying live dolphins from Taiji!
This week, will JAZA leave WAZA, or will JAZA stop subsidizing the Taiji dolphin slaughter?
Recently, Korean activists backed by Earth Island Institute Philippines held a press conference opposing the trafficking in beluga whales.
For our Save Japan Dolphins Campaign, we've issued a media release to the Japanese media about WAZA suspending the membership of JAZA because of their use of the bloody Taiji dolphin hunts to catch dolphins for captivity.